Track / OCS Supervisor - Finch West LRT

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Date: 10 Feb 2024

Location: Eglinton, ON, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:441156 

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide 

Purpose of the Job

Supervision of the Track & Overhead Catenary System (OCS) maintenance team. Planning, coordination, and oversight of all maintenance functions related to the track and OCS infrastructure networks.


Key Responsibilities

Effectively contribute to the safety, availability, and reliability of the track and overhead catenary system and all associated subsystems and components, such as track switches and heaters, track geometry, noise & vibration mitigation, OCS contact wire, messenger and span wires, auto tensioners, and OCS geometry.

Organizing and controlling the provision of maintenance service vehicles, access to track level, materials, tools, equipment, training, manuals, and procedures for the Track / OCS maintenance team.

Planning, coordinating, and assignment of all maintenance functions using the Maximo/GSI (SAP-driven) MMIS. Direct oversight and auditing of work performed by the Track / OCS technicians.

Developing and implementing techniques and procedures to ensure all maintenance functions are conducted safely, reliably, and efficiently.

Assessment, classification, and identification of the appropriate mitigation actions for system and component failures and emergency incident response within established guidelines.


Qualifications & Functional Knowledge



Technical College / Institute / University graduate, with training in civil engineering or track or OCS technologies. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be acceptable.


Relevant Experience Required (i.e. directly linked to the requirements of the position/role)

Minimum of five years of experience in track or OCS maintenance or construction.


Specialized or Cross-Functional Knowledge / Relevant Experience Required For the Position/Role

Knowledge or the ability to rapidly attain a thorough knowledge of operations and maintenance rules, plans, procedures and instructions and relevant technical information.

Ability to lead and manage a diverse team of maintenance personnel and functions.

Experience in labour relations and the preparation and monitoring of budgets are an asset.

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Ability to maintain a good rapport with employees and other personnel, and the ability to deal courteously and effectively with others.

Road vehicle driving license required.


Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 


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